College of Science & Engineering

Engagement Team

The Commercial Relations team assists in building industry relations and supporting collaborative partnerships.

Introducing the Team

The University of Edinburgh Engagement Team remit is to develop strategic relationships with industry partners and stakeholders. The team, with a client-focused approach, assists in building industry relations and supporting collaborative partnerships. The team can help you to find industry partners and build relationships.

Engagement Manager

The Commercial Relations Manager leads the team and manages activity internally and externally to the University.

Ian Sharp

Head of Marketing & Engagement

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Commercial Relations Executives

The Commercial Relations Executives are the first point of contact for businesses interested in engaging with the University. 

Dr Lorraine Kerr

Commercial Relations Manager

  • Marketing and Engagement Team
  • Edinburgh Innovations
  • University of Edinburgh

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Alison Bond

Commercial Relations Executive

  • Marketing and Engagement Team
  • Edinburgh Innovations
  • University of Edinburgh

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Alex Cassidy

Commercial Relations Executive

  • Marketing and Engagement Team
  • Edinburgh Innovations
  • University of Edinburgh

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Laura Mackie

Commercial Relations Executive

  • Marketing and Engagement Team
  • Edinburgh Innovations
  • University of Edinburgh

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Operations

Mrs Vicky Thomas

Commercial Relations Marketing Manager

  • Commercial Relations Team
  • Edinburgh Innovations
  • University of Edinburgh

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The Team is part of Edinburgh Innovations Ltd. EI is a wholly-owned subsidiary company of the University of Edinburgh, responsible for pre-award research support services, management of technology transfer activities, consultancy services, company formation, incubation facilities and management of the University science park.

For more information, visit the Edinburgh Innovations website.